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Reality Check

“… The Kibera slum in Nairobi is home to between 500,000 and 800,000, living in cramped conditions of almost 3,000 per hectare. In September 2009 the UN-supported relocation of its…..

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The People of the Largest Slum in Africa

Unsentimental–and to some even quite shocking–documentary film about the residents of Nairobi’s Kibera slum screened on Al Jazeera English.¬† (The opening few minutes are quite graphic, showing a new born…..

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Slum tourism

In Kibera, the large informal settlement in Nairobi, the residents are paraded like animals on safari for foreign tourists: The Dutch tourists came well prepared for the walking safari: strong…..